CSUF 2023 College of Education Commencement Ceremony Information
A message from the College of Education Commencement Team:
The following is information for College of Education students completing their Master's, Ed. D., Multiple Subject, Single Subject, Special Education, or Preliminary Administrative Services credential in the Fall 2022, Spring 2023 or Summer 2023.
Please review the below information, watch the College of Education Commencement and Credential Ceremony Information Session and review the FAQs for up-to-date information on the 2023 College of Education Commencement and Credential Ceremony. If you do not find the answer to your question in one of these resources, please email COEcommencement@fullerton.edu.
For University Commencement updates visit the CSUF Commencement website.
DATE, TIME & LOCATION
Date: Monday, May 22
Ceremony Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Intramural Field
Line up time: Students must be lined up by 4:00pm
Line up location: Titan Track
Map for parking, student line up & ceremony
CEREMONY SPEAKERS AND VOCALIST
Thank you to the many students who submitted auditions to sing or speak at commencement. Congratulations to our 2023 Student Speaker and Vocalists:
Student Vocalist(s): Avery Mann
Student Speaker: Ainaria Johnson
DISTINGUISHED FACULTY MARSHAL
Faculty Marshals are senior members of the faculty who are nominated by colleagues based on their outstanding service to the institution, excellence in teaching, and the respect of their faculty colleagues.
2023 Dr. Cynthia Flores Gautreau - Professor of Elementary and Bilingual Education & Director of Instructional Design and Technology
Past Faculty Marshals
We encourge students to attend GradFest March 21-23rd from 10:00am - 6:00pm in front of TitanShops.
During GradFest students can purchase regalia, class rings, announcements/invitations, diploma frames, etc. Be sure to review the regalia requirements in the section below.
Not able to make it to Grad Fest? No worries! You can order all of your Commencement items online and pick-up in store or have them shipped to your home. You can also shop in person for all your Commencement needs at Titan Shops after Grad Fest has ended.
- Caps and gowns are mandatory for the College of Education Commencement & Credential Ceremony and will be available for purchase at the Titan Shops.
- Master's and Ed.D. candidates will be hooded during the ceremony.
- Comfortable shoes are highly recommended as there will be considerable walking and the graduate and guest chairs will be on a lawn.
Credential: CSUF's bachelor's gown & mortarboard. For details on Credential regalia click here.
Masters: CSUF's Master's gown, hood, tassel and mortarboard. For details on Masters regalia click here.
Ed.D.: CSUF's Doctoral gown (with velvet) and tam. For details on Ed.D. regalia options click here.
Instructional Design and Technology: purple
All other programs: light blue
Master's or Ed. D.: left side of mortarboard
COMMENCEMENT REGISTRATION (REQUIRED)
Commencement ceremony registration is April 1-26, 2023. Watch your CSUF email account for details which will come from email@example.com.
*NOTE: Before registering to participate, graduate and Ed.D. students must have completed and paid for their grad check and credential candidates must have paid the Credential Ceremony Fee. For information on these fees, click here.
Each student will be allocated 8 guest tickets. You will be able to access your guest tickets once you have registered for commencement.
If you need more than 8 tickets, we encourage you to reach out to your classmates as tickets are transferable. Not all students use all 8 tickets.
Individual departments will communicate with students if they plan to host a reception.
Students and their guests attending the College of Education ceremony must park in the Eastside North Parking structure off of Folino Drive. Parking passes are not required.
ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES